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AP-Kentucky Sports Digest

November 8, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s sports coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville@ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. All times are Eastern.

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College Basketball:


LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Chris Mack begins a new chapter coaching Louisville, which hosts Nicholls State in its season opener. By Gary B. Graves. UPCOMING: Developing from 7 p.m. game; 600 words, photos.

College Football:


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee safety Todd Kelly Jr. always believed he’d play for his hometown school again and end his college career on his own terms, no matter how much his knee problems threatened to derail those plans. Now the fifth-year senior is getting that chance. Kelly was Tennessee’s leading tackler two years ago , but a knee injury limited him to two games in 2017 and sidelined him for the start of this season. After working his way back, Kelly has started Tennessee’s last two games to boost an injury-riddled secondary. By Steve Megargee. SENT: 760 words, photo.


UNDATED — Auburn travels to face No. 5 Georgia while No. 1 Alabama hosts No. 18 Mississippi State in a pair of intriguing games in the Southeastern Conference this weekend. SENT: 550 words, photos.


UNDATED — Syracuse quarterback Eric Dungey has never played in the final home game of a season. At long last he has that chance. And rest assured that when the No. 13 Orange (7-2, 4-2 Atlantic Coast Conference, No. 13 CFP) take the Carrier Dome field on Friday night to face struggling Louisville (2-7, 0-6) the senior star will appreciate the moment. By John Kekis. SENT: 820 words, photos, capsule.


UNDATED — No. 2 Clemson visits 17th-ranked Boston College in the marquee game in the Atlantic Coast Conference this weekend. SENT: 400 words, photos.


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